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Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall

Queen and Fourth Ave, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-5575
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You have to go.....right?

Of course if you are in Dawson you gotta go to Gerties. The casino and show are well worth the... read more

Reviewed today
Gerald Mr D
Mount Forest, Canada
Very interesting

$12 to get in but it is a revolving ticket. Nice staff good show 3 in one night at the same cost... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
michael H
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Dawson City’s world famous non-profit gambling hall is named after bona fide dance hall queen Diamond Tooth Gertie. During the Gold Rush of 1898, in order to distinguish herself from numerous Klondike kings and queens, Gertie Lovejoy wedged a sparkling diamond between her two front teeth. Any discomfort this caused paid dividends. Instead of working the creeks for her riches, Diamond Tooth Gertie made her fortune by mining the lonely prospectors who readily opened their gold pokes in return for her affections. In Dawson City today, Gertrude Lovejoy’s moniker lives on at the town-run Diamond Tooth Gertie's Casino.Replete with cancan dancers and a singing master of ceremonies named Gertie, Canada’s oldest gambling hall gives you a chance to re-live the heady days of Dawson’s Gold Rush era. With three nightly shows by Gertie and her Gertie Girls, Diamond Tooth Gertie's is today a fixture of fun-filled entertainment where patrons can enjoy a beverage while playing blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold'em poker and an array of glittering slot machines.
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Queen and Fourth Ave, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0, Canada
+1 867-993-5575
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Reviewed today

Of course if you are in Dawson you gotta go to Gerties. The casino and show are well worth the visit. Great Caberet show. Great staff. Very attentive to customers.

Thank Gerald Mr D
Reviewed 5 days ago

$12 to get in but it is a revolving ticket. Nice staff good show 3 in one night at the same cost for all , the first 12. A goood thing with the gambling is all the profits go back into the town. Its a...More

Thank michael H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the 8:30 performance and found it to be much better than we expected. The performers are professional and put on an excellent show with some audience participation. I gambled and lost my usual $10 but liked that all the money goes to...More

Thank c0untrygal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The show is so much fun and it is a step back in time. Go back to the days where a trip into town was the highlight of the year and a place to party.

Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to try Diamond Tooth Gerties and the show was good. The girls worked hard to entertain us. We did not partake of the gambling so cannot comment. The food choice is sparce but the meat loaf was tasty

Thank 14carolina89
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a night in Dawson City, there is one stop you must make - to Diamond Tooth Gerties. Canada's first casino is bustling every night of the week - locals and tourists alike head here on a nightly basis. The place was smaller than I...More

Thank Ryjones
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed Gerties song and dance show. The money is all used for the community and Gertie can really sing. The chorus girls were very talented. A nice show.

Thank donna b
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real gambling casino with an atmosphere that makes you think you're in the middle of the Klondike gold rush. We went for the show and it was really good. The singing by Gertie was great, the dancing girls were excellent and they...More

Thank HaNosseah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a fun time watching the live show. Most reviews have already described this saloon, definitely visit when you are in town.

1  Thank pghs67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An entertaining night out for $12 entry to the dancing and singing show. The ticket is for all three shows and our group stayed for all, even the midnight one. The dancing and beautiful costumes change for each show and become more interesting!!!! You can...More

Thank juliewH3535BS
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can children go into Diamond Tooth Gerties?
11 June 2017|
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Response from VSH1972 | Reviewed this property |
It's a bar and gambling hall, but a tourist attration at the same time. That being said, not a great place for children in my opinion. Adult fun.
Audrey M
I am confused to what this show is. Is it suitable for children ages 3, 5 & 9? How long is the show? TIA
28 May 2015|
Response from piercesmom | Reviewed this property |
No, they would find it boring. Given the gambling I don't think they let anyone in under age 19
Leni P
What is the price of the show?
16 March 2015|
Response from Ricarda B | Reviewed this property |
I think it was five dollars per person. Not expensive.